With Hurricane Michael hitting parts of Northern Florida, including the Big Bend area and the Panhandle, the U.S. Department of Labor is ready to help workers in the Sunshine State.
When Scott took over in January 2011, the unemployment rate in Florida stood at 10.8 percent.
With her new assignments in place, Murphy said she planned to help her Central Florida district.
Florida PSC Julie Brown was named to the task force due to her experience on helping Florida utilities prepare for hurricanes and deal with the aftermath of their impact. Puerto Rico is still feeling the impact of Hurricane Maria last year.
Jenkins said that drivers in the Sunshine State should continue to see lower prices in the coming weeks, including a slight drop in the prices at the pumps this week.
The money would be issued as matching funds for three types of projects.
The governor also showcased the economic benefits Florida gains through fishing.
Rooney, the vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee despite serving in his first term in Congress, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday, urging him to declare a formal State of Emergency for Florida.
The bill “would prohibit individuals employed or sponsored by these Chinese military institutions from receiving student or research visas to the United States.”
Just last month, Moody’s gave Florida a “AAA” credit rating, the highest the state has ever seen.